Krista MacLaren

Krista is a shareholder and has been at Anderson Hunter since 2020. She assists families with probate administration and estate planning as well as related real estate and business issues. Krista also regularly represents tribal interests on Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) matters. Prior to joining Anderson Hunter, Krista was a solo attorney in the Northgate area of Seattle for 11 years. She enjoys being outdoors including walking wooded trails, stand-up paddle boarding and bicycling, as well as listening to audio books and spending time with her two kids.

Areas of Practice:

  • Probate and Estate Planning
  • Tribal Law

Professional and Community Activities:

  • Member of Washington State Bar Association
  • Member of Snohomish County Bar Association


  • 1997 – Willamette University College of Law, J.D.
  • 1994 – Washington State University, B.A.
Krista inherited some original estate planning documents from three retired north Seattle attorneys, James T. Tannesen, Robert A. McConnell, and Edwin C. Lagerquist. If you are looking for your original documents prepared by one of these attorneys, please reach out to Krista’s assistant, Bernie Pagnac at
Legal Assistant:

Bernie Pagnac

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